Youth Olympics Lee Chae-woon's 'Golden Performance'

Youth Olympics Lee Chae-woon's 'Golden Performance' After Overcoming Injury... Milan’s Hopes also ‘Sparkle’

After winning the slopestyle championship, he was unable to compete in the Big Air due to injury.

Overcome and win the main event.

Even the crisis of injury during the competition could not stop Lee Chae-woon (Surigo)'s 'golden performance'. 바카라사이트

Lee Chae-woon scored 88.50 points and won a gold medal in the snowboard men's halfpipe final at the 2024 Gangwon Winter Youth Olympics (Gangwon 2024) held at the Welli Hilli Park Ski Resort in Hoengseong, Gangwon-do on the 1st.

Winning two gold medals following the slopestyle win on the 25th of last month.

It went up.

This is the second Korean team to win two gold medals in a competition, following Kim Hyun-gyeom, who won gold medals in both the men's figure skating singles and team events.

In halfpipe, a judge determines the ranking by scoring aerial performances such as turns and jumps on a snowboard on a semi-cylindrical slope, and slopestyle, which Chaewoon Lee previously won, is an event played on a course composed of various objects and jumps.

He already has experience competing in the Adult Winter Olympics (Beijing 2022), and last year he became the youngest person ever to win the men's halfpipe at the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Championships (16 years, 10 months).

He has no rivals in his age group. was proven through this competition.

In fact, Lee Chae-woon originally planned to participate in three events in this competition and aimed for three gold medals, but due to injuries, he had to be content with winning two gold medals.

Lee Chae-woon, who started the competition refreshingly by winning the slopestyle, which was not his main event, with overwhelming skills, also tried to compete in the big air event before the halfpipe.

Big Air is a sport in which athletes perform aerial stunts by jumping over a large jump.

However, Lee Chae-woon was unable to run because he fell during training on the 26th of last month, the day before the Big Air preliminaries, and slightly sprained his left ankle.

He had to be in the top 10 of the preliminaries to be able to compete in the finals on the 28th. Lee Chae-woon's injury was not serious, but he had to give up his challenge of winning the Triple Crown by not participating in the Big Air preliminaries to focus on preparing for the main event, the halfpipe.

Big air is a sport in which Lee Chae-woon showed competitiveness on the adult stage by competing in the International Ski Federation (FIS) World Cup held in Beijing, China in December last year and ranked 6th, and he was expected to win a gold medal in this competition, so he had no choice but to be disappointed.

However, Lee Chae-woon, who did not get discouraged and focused on preparing for the halfpipe by receiving physical therapy, shook everything off with a gold medal that day.

He cleared the preliminaries with an overall first place record, dispelling concerns about injury, and took the lead in the finals with unwavering performances, including a fourth-round jump.

Lee Chae-woon showed off his overwhelming skills to the extent that no player was able to surpass not only the 88.50 points in the second period, which was the highest score out of the three performances on this day, but also the 87.25 points he received in the first period.

Unlike the Beijing Winter Olympics, where it was more meaningful to gain experience by participating as the ‘youngest’ member of the Korean team.

Lee Chae-woon will prepare as the ‘ace’ of Korean snowboarding for the 2026 Milan/Cortina d’Ampezzo Winter Olympics, which is two years away. do.

Even though it was a Youth Olympics, the experience of winning two gold medals in a competition that was held in a home room and inevitably felt pressure about performance became an appropriate 'rehearsal' for Lee Chae-un, who is aiming for the podium at the Adult Olympics two years later.

Overcoming the unexpected variables that occurred while preparing for multiple events in one competition, demonstrating his skills, and achieving his goal remained a great asset to him as he left many more important competitions in his future career, including the Olympics.

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